Carbs, sugars & fibres

Super foods, the ultimate health foods – Barley

Super foods, the ultimate health foods – Barley

An old-fashioned grain, barley is set to shine again as a comfort food that’s good for you. In this post I’ll tell you all about the health gains you can expect from eating more barley.

8 May 2019 by Catherine Saxelby

Legumes - lots to love

Legumes - lots to love

Legumes are one of our best friends. Also known as pulses or beans, they are nutritious, versatile and budget-friendly. It’s...

6 February 2019 by Catherine Saxelby

Lentils – my smart legume

Lentils – my smart legume

Lentils are one of the oldest legumes and integral to the cuisines of the Middle East, India and Eastern Europe. They are well and...

7 November 2018 by Catherine Saxelby

5 healthier alternatives to white flour

5 healthier alternatives to white flour

White flour is highly processed, carbohydrate-dense (think 76 per cent), energy-dense (1540 kilojoules or, 358 Calories per 100...

10 October 2018 by Catherine Saxelby

Wheat – have we overdone it?

Wheat – have we overdone it?

While wheat is fabulous at making soft breads and being extruded into pasta and noodles, it has come to dominate our daily diet in...

22 August 2018 by Catherine Saxelby

Read on - here I take a look at these cute mini-pots of fresh growing herbs for your kitchen. Are they worth buying? Are they easy to look after?

Product Snapshot: Lotus Green Banana Flour

Ever heard of green banana flour? Apparently it’s traditionally eaten as a porridge in developing countries and has only recently...

14 June 2017 by Guest reviewer